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Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)
by Maggie Stiefvater (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Relyn by: My husband is a high school librarian and lots of his students love it.
recommended for: I just really, really wouldn't.
read in July, 2016
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UGH! Really, just UGH!

I won't say much because these other reviewers have already done such a great job.

Kat Kennedy says, "Shiver, the story of a girl drastically into beastiality, only to find out her wolf lover was really a boy. As I read this boo
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Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
"Here's how I imagine Stiefvater's meeting with the publishing house.

Stiefvater: I want to write a book about a girl who falls in love with a vampire!
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Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
"I read this book to the end so you don’t have to. Shiver should come with a Surgeon General’s Warning. I think all the purple prose has blacked out my eyes! Too bad the swelling didn’t prevent me from noticing the ginormous plot holes. And I need..." Read more of this review »
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
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Selina Lake Winter Living by Selina Lake
Selina Lake Winter Living: An Inspirational Guide to Styling and Decorating Your Home for Winter
by Selina Lake
recommended to Relyn by: I love Selina Lake.
recommended for: shelter book fans
read in July, 2016
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Oh, I do love Selina Lake's style. She writes the most gorgeous design books. This one, like all the rest of hers I've ever read, is full of eye candy. We're in the midst of the extreme heat of summer - all golden mornings and Popsicle afternoons. An ...more
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Southern Lady by Phyllis  Hoffman
Southern Lady: Gracious Spaces: Creating The Perfect Sanctuary In Every Room
by Phyllis Hoffman
recommended to Relyn by: I loved Victoria magazine.
recommended for: Victoria magazine fans
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If you love Victoria magazine, this is probably the book for you. It looks and reads just like a gorgeous magazine.
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My Life in France by Julia Child
My Life in France
by Julia Child
recommended to Relyn by: Who didn't? I guess I was really curious after watching Meryl's version of her.
recommended for: foodies and cooks and people who just want to know more about a cultural icon
read in April, 2011
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Oh, I'm loving it so far.

This was a good book and I am very glad I read it. Not being a foodie myself, some of the food descriptions got to be a little much. What I enjoyed most about the book was her relationship with her husband, Paul. So,
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“Alice laughed. 'There's no use trying,' she said. 'One can't believe impossible things.'

I daresay you haven't had much practice,' said the Queen. 'When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. There goes the shawl again!”
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